a woman who takes the place of a mother in raising a child.
a woman who looks after or brings up a child or children as a mother, in place of the natural or adoptive mother
noun 1. a foster father or foster mother.
noun 1. a boy raised like one’s own son, though not such by birth or adoption.
[faw-stawr-ee-uh, -stohr-, fo-] /fɔˈstɔr i ə, -ˈstoʊr-, fɒ-/ noun 1. a city in N Ohio.
1. Commerce. free on truck. free on truck